Flooding

Eyes on the Rise web app (Source: http://eyesontherise.org/app/)

FIU’s Web App Helps Residents Visualize Possible Impact Of Rising Sea Levels

Ever wondered whether your dwelling will be affected by rising sea levels? Florida International University developed a web app to help residents visualize the possible impact of rising seas on South Florida neighborhoods.

04/27/2015

With a sunny start to the day, Saturday quickly became a gloomy, soggy day with flooding overtaking some South Florida streets. (Source: CBS4)

Flooding Overtakes South Florida Streets

With a sunny start to the day, Saturday quickly became a gloomy, soggy day with flooding overtaking some South Florida streets.

02/28/2015

A sloppy mess in one Ft. Lauderdale neighborhood after an underground water main sprung a leak.  (Source: CBS4)

Boil Water Notice Lifted For Fort Lauderdale Community

The City of Fort Lauderdale has lifted a precautionary boil water notice for Imperial Point residents impacted by a water main break on Thursday.

10/11/2014

(Source: Miami-Dade.gov)

New Storm Water Pumps To Reduce Flooding In Miami

Flooding is usually a problem in parts of Miami due to tidal flooding.

10/07/2014

Source: CBS4

Miami Beach Prepares For October Tidal Flooding

Twice a year Miami Beach sees higher than normal tides flood streets and parking lots.

10/02/2014

August 3, 2014: A rainfall map depicting more than two inches of rain expected across South Florida.  (Source: National Weather Service Miami)

Soaking Pattern To Bring Heavy Rain, Street Flooding

Heavy rain is expected across parts of South Florida through Wednesday.

08/03/2014

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AAA: Nearly 1 In 5 Floridians Would Not Evacuate For A Hurricane

Hurricane season begins on Sunday, but three in ten Florida residents do not make advanced preparations, according to a recent AAA Consumer Pulseā„¢ survey.

CBS Miami–05/29/2014

Dr. Harold R. Wanless, Chairman of UM's Geological Sciences Dept., and Broward Commissioner Kristin Jacobs discuss the impact of climate change with Jim DeFede.  (Source: CBS4)

Facing South Florida – Climate Change

The climate report issued this week by the White House talks about the impact climate change on the country overall. There are particular concerns for South Florida, which Jim will address with his guests.

CBS4–05/12/2014

Dozens of residents were forced to evacuate a downtown Miami apartment building after a fire caused flooding.(Source: CBS4)

Dozens Of Residents Forced To Evacuate After Fire And Flood

Dozens of residents were forced to evacuate a downtown Miami apartment building after a fire caused flooding.

04/29/2014

Hollywood Sandbags (Source: Silva Harapetian)

Anticipating Heavy Rain, Hollywood Giving Out Sandbags

Anyone who has lived in South Florida during the rainy season knows certain low lying areas in several cities tend to have flooding problems during heavy storms.

04/17/2014

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